Mirror Box Films Podcast

Mirror Box Films Podcast

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A movie production company and online community built around genre films that reflect humanity.


Ep10 - Redefining Success for Independent Film
Jul 10 • 15 min
Sonya and Hudson chat through July’s theme and tackle what INDEPENDENCE means to them and how they’ve learned to redefine success as indie filmmakers and creatives.
Ep9 - Geek Out: Independence Day
Jul 3 • 32 min
Alex and Monica geek out over the 90s action flick masterpiece INDEPENDENCE DAY (probably maybe possibly the greatest patriotic film of all time).
Ep8 - Study Up: Exploring the Importance of Supporting Characters
Jul 2 • 48 min
This month, Alex and Monica do another historic walk through the world of supporting characters, what roles they play in film and literature (hint: they’re important), and teach us some new words along the way.
Ep7 - June’s Theme: Character
Jul 1 • 12 min
Sonya and Hudson (who clearly couldn’t get his mic to work right in this episode) take a look at the theme of CHARACTER. They discuss their favorite movie characters, walk us through how to write great characters, and how to apply and recognize those…
Ep6 - Study Up: How Horror Films Adapt to Societal Fears
Jun 10 • 43 min
This week Alex and Monica walk us through a deep dive of the 90 year history of horror films and how they adapt to and reflect the fears of society as a whole.
Ep5 - May’s Theme: Adaptation
Jun 4 • 18 min
Hudson & Sonya deep dive into all facets of ADAPTATION—from their favorite book-to-film adaptations (and what makes them great), to learning how to follow their filmmaking dreams while adapting to our their environmental life-changes.
Ep4 - Study Up: Writing Diverse Characters
Apr 5 • 54 min
Alex and Monica explore the topic of writing characters with identities different than your own, focusing on tropes to avoid when developing the characters and how to research these identities in order to portray them most accurately.
Ep3 - March’s Theme: Identity
Mar 11 • 19 min
Hudson & Sonya chat about IDENTITY and discuss our desire to belong, where we first saw ourselves reflected on screen, and what we can do to push diversity in everything we create.
Ep2 - Study Up: How to Start a Podcast
Mar 4 • 32 min
Monica and Alex host a new monthly segment called “Study Up” where they’ll take one topic surrounding our monthly theme, go out and explore it, and come back and report about what they learned. This week, they tell us how they started their first podcast,…
Ep1 - February’s Theme: Beginnings
Feb 24 • 20 min
Hudson & Sonya talk all about BEGINNINGS this month. From explaining what Mirror Box is and why it exists to exploring how we got started in our filmmaking careers to helping you define the WHAT and the WHY of your creative dreams.